(October 1961)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly with the exception of February, May, August and November
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Mort Weisinger
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Lex Luthor and Destructo! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lex Luthor; Destructo

Superboy Meets Ben Hur! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lana Lang; Dr. Horst; Professor Lang; Ben-Hur; Marcellus
Synopsis:
Superboy journeys back in time to meet Ben-Hur and save Professor Lang's job.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inking credit from letters page in Superboy #182 (DC, 1949 series) (changed from Stan Kaye)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smallville Mailsack / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Curt Swan (logo illustration)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Superboy; Krypto

Indexer Notes

Letter response pledges DC comics will remain 10 cents- one month before the price goes up.
Letters from: Larry Joseph, Fred Landesman, Henry Flesh, Alfred Flesh, Richard Sauer, Scott McCreary, John Dziuba, Edward W. Eaton, Owens Hyatt and Eddie Rolfe.

["Going to get a work-out in the gym, Ollie?"] (Table of Contents)

Ollie / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Krypto's Arch-Enemy! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Krypto; Lex Luthor; Destructo [Wolf]; Chief Parker; Professor Evans
Synopsis:
Luthor accidentally gives his dog super-powers and then uses him to disgrace Krypto.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Green Kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Luthor origin retold. Writer id by Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lex Luthor and Destructo!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy Meets Ben Hur!
    Superboy
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Smallville Mailsack
  4. 3. ["Going to get a work-out in the gym, Ollie?"]
    Ollie
  5. 4. Krypto's Arch-Enemy!
    Superboy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes